Definition of Stoneworts

1. Noun. (plural of stonewort) ¹



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Definition of Stoneworts

1. stonewort [n] - See also: stonewort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stoneworts

stonewalling
stonewalls
stoneware
stonewares
stonewash
stonewashed
stonewashes
stonewashing
stonework
stoneworker
stoneworkers
stoneworking
stoneworks
stonewort
stoneworts (current term)
stoney
stong
stongs
stonied
stonier
stonies
stoniest
stonified
stonifies
stonify
stonifying
stonily
stoniness
stoninesses

Literary usage of Stoneworts

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1. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The stoneworts are aquatic, green plants related to the Scale A\gst and the ... There are about 160 species of stoneworts, all included in a single order. ..."

2. Botany for High Schools by George Francis Atkinson (1910)
"The stoneworts or bass weeds occur in fresh or brackish water. ... The stoneworts are remarkable f<-r the striking movement of the protoplasm in the cells. ..."

3. A Course of Elementary Instruction in Practical Biology by Thomas Henry Huxley, Henry Newell Martin (1882)
"stoneworts (Chara and Nitella). THESE water-weeds are not uncommonly found in ponds and rivers, growing in tangled masses of a dull green colour. ..."

4. Botany for High Schools by George Francis Atkinson (1912)
"A thick- walled resting spore is now formed, the oospore, which in turn germinates and produces the green-felt plant again. stoneworts, OR BASS WEEDS ..."

5. A Course of Elementary Instruction in Practical Biology by Thomas Henry Huxley, Henry Newell Martin (1883)
"stoneworts (Chant and Nitella}. THESE water-weeds are not uncommonly found in ponds and rivers, growing in tangled masses of a dull green colour. ..."

6. A Course of Elementary Instruction in Practical Biology by Thomas Henry Huxley, Henry Newell Martin (1892)
"stoneworts (Chara and Nitella). THESE water-weeds are not uncommonly found in ponds and rivers, growing in tangled masses of a dull green colour. ..."

7. Botany for High Schhools by George Francis Atkinson (1912)
"The stoneworts or bass weeds occur in fresh or brackish water. They have a very complex organization, representing the highest development of the green ..."

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